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There are 6 ways to get from Valencia to Nice by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Nice (NCE) VLC - NCE

$96 - $307

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Valence to Nice 627.2 miles

$28

4 alternative options

Train  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants Em
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  3. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Nice-Ville Tgv

$145 - $208

Train via Valencia Estacio del Nord  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Barcelona Sants Tlg / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  3. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Nice-Ville Tgv

$146 - $208

Bus  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Aix en Provence
  2. Take the bus from AIX-EN-PROVENCE Gare Routiere to NICE Gare Routiere Vauban Ler 20

$128 - $177

Drive  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Nice 627.7 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Nice is to rideshare which costs 24€ and takes 11 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Nice is to fly which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 6 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valencia to Nice. However, there are services departing from Valencia and arriving at NICE Gare Routiere Vauban via AIX-EN-PROVENCE Gare Routiere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Valencia to Nice. However, there are services departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Gare de Nice-Ville via Barcelona Sants and Gare de Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 26 min.

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The distance between Valencia and Nice is 790 km. The road distance is 1004.3 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Nice without a car is to train which takes 12 h 26 min and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Valencia to Nice, including transfers.

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Valencia to Nice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Valencia station.

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Valencia to Nice train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Nice is to fly which takes 6 h 41 min and costs 80€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 12 h 26 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 16 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Nice.
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  • Distance: 494 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Nice, France?

Vueling Airlines, Swiss and 12 other airlines fly from Valencia to Nice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Valencia to Nice via Barcelona Sants, Marseille-St-Charles, and Gare de Marseille-St-Charles in around 12 h 26 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,700
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Valencia to Aix en Provence
Ave. Duration
13 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from AIX-EN-PROVENCE Gare Routiere to NICE Gare Routiere Vauban
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
Lignes Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Valence to Nice
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Book at
blablacar.es

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Valencia Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Valencia to Nice bus services, operated by Lignes Express, arrive at NICE Gare Routiere Vauban station.

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Valencia to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Nice-Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Nice is 1004 km. It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to drive from Valencia to Nice.

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Transavia Holland, Vueling Airlines, Swiss and nine other airlines offer flights from Valencia Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 4002+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Valencia and Nice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Valencia Airport is to line 3 subway which takes 21 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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